Local Guide to Fort Worth, Texas

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  • Family Travel

  • Solo Travel

  • Texas

  • Local Culture

  • Sightseeing

  • Entertainment

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Curator’s statement

Fort Worth is the home of rodeos and the center of the Texas Longhorn cattle trade. It has the beautiful Trinity River that flows throughout the city where you can walk along the river and see different views of the fantastic city. Fort Worth is known for its western culture and for the largest honky tonk.

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Where to stay in Texas

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Kimpton Harper Hotel

Classic Downtown Forth Worth hotel with a stylish bar and classic rooms.

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Hotel Drover, Autograph Collection

Relaxed property located in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards district with polished rooms and suites.

Hyatt Place Knoxville / Downtown

An amenity-packed historic property with cozy, modern rooms in downtown Knoxville.

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Things to do in Texas

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Fort Worth Stockyards: Experience the herd twice a day of cattle driving down the Stockyards roads.

Sundance Square: Listen to live music or shop around the 35 block Sundance Square entertainment district.

Texas Motor Speedway Experience a NASCAR Race with your family.

Billy Bob’s Texas Attend a concert at the world’s largest honky-tonk.

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Unwind through the 120 acres of beautiful flowers and don’t forget to visit the Japanese Garden.

Fort Worth Water Gardens: These gardens are located near the Fort Worth Convention Center and are open to the public year round.

Kimbell Art Museum This art museum is home to Michelangelo's first known painting and features special traveling exhibits throughout the year.

Trinity Trails: Hike or bike the 100 mile trails that go through the entire city of Fort Worth. The views of the city on these trails are spectacular.

Day Trips

Visit the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX and experience fun in the Sun at Texas' Premier Water Park Resort.

Places to eat & drink in Texas

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Snooze, an A.M. Eatery - Breakfast experience that is a party. I highly recommend the OMG! French Toast.

Vickery Boulevard Cafe - Enjoy the delicious Texas Shaped Belgian Waffle at this daytime cafe.


Del Frisco’s Steakhouse - Looking for a great steak dinner? Enjoy this luxury steak experience with 8 different cuts of meat.

Little Red Wasp - Visit this local eatery located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth that serves ample beers and American food.


Blackland Distillery - Best distillery in all of Fort Worth. They offer luxury craft cocktails and tours of the distillery.

AMPERSAND - This coffee shop is an unique experience that is a coffee shop during the day and then at night turns into a bar. My favorite drink is the peach smoothie with a splash of coffee.

Need to Know

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This guide is part of our ongoing series on travel to Texas.